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2016 Session

Ron’s Report: Week 9

Dear Friends, As we close out our ninth week in Richmond, the 2016 session is coming to an end. During this legislative session, The House Clerk’s Office has enrolled 774 bills and 749 bills have been sent to the Governor’s office for final review. 245 bills have been acted on already by the Governor, and […]

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Ron’s Report: Week 8

With the end of the 2016 General Assembly session rapidly approaching, the House of Delegates is working diligently to complete our legislative agendas. During this eighth week of session here in Richmond, we have made strides towards fulfilling our goals. The Governor has begun signing off on legislation that has passed both the House and […]

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Ron’s Report: Week 7

Dear Friends, Session is moving by quickly here in Richmond. We have reached the end of the 7th week, and we are entering the home stretch. Since crossover, the time when House bills go to the Senate and Senate bills come to the House, a number of bills have passed both houses and await approval […]

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Ron’s Report: Week 6

After six weeks of the 2016 Virginia General Assembly Session, we have successfully begun what we call “crossover,” the halfway point in the session when each legislative body begins to consider legislation from the other body. This means that, in the House of Delegates, we have finished work on House bills and have begun considering […]

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Ron’s Report: Week 5

As we finish out our fifth week here in Richmond, we are approaching the halfway point of the General Assembly Session known as “Crossover.” Crossover is the day when each chamber must finish work on its own legislation and begin considering legislation from the other body. This year, Crossover is on Tuesday, February 16, which […]

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Ron’s Report: Week 4

As we reach the end of our fourth week of General Assembly Session here in Richmond, I am pleased to say that a number of productive initiatives are well under way. The House has made real progress towards economic development and has maintained its commitment to empowering our veterans. Several pieces of legislation making up […]

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Ron’s Report: Week 3

Dear Friends, We have reached the end of our third week of General Assembly Session here in Richmond. While the snow storm set us back on Monday, we have been working hard to make up for lost time. I bring you several exciting updates from the week. The Republican Majority has maintained our commitment to […]

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Ron’s Report: Week 2

Dear Friends, The second full week of the 2016 Virginia General Assembly Session is now in the books, and we are starting to make our way through the immense amount of House Bills and Resolutions progressing through the 60 day session here in Richmond.   Most bills are still being debated in committees; however, there […]

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Ron’s Report: Week 1

Dear Friends,   On Wednesday, January 13, the 2016 Session of the General Assembly convened in Richmond. The session has already gotten off to a great start. This year is a longer, 60-day legislative session because it is a biennial budget year. This means that, on top of crafting legislation, the House and Senate must […]

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